An 80-year old home in Connecticut getting a deep energy retrofit and whole-house green renovation by BPC Green Builders is the subject of an ongoing series of articles in Fine Home Building Magazine.
Join BPC project manager, Albert Jensen-Moulton and the editors of Fine Home Building magazine as this Net-Zero Energy home progresses.
“Remaking a nearly century-old house to achieve net-zero energy and create an open floor plan for gathering with friends and family.”
“2020 FHB House Sneak Peek: Follow along as Fine Homebuilding captures the process of converting this drafty old house into an extremely energy-efficient family home.”
“Cladding and Exterior Design: Architect Elizabeth DiSalvo and builder [BPC’s] Albert Jensen-Moulten show us some of the unique materials and finishes used on the roof and exterior walls of the 2020 FHB House.”
“Getting Interior Air-Barrier Details Right: Installation of the Intello Plus membrane on the inside of the third floor of the 2020 FHB House happens in conjunction with additional wall framing to get a good air-seal and to make room for lots of cellulose insulation.”
“Double-Stud Walls and Insulated Window Bucks: Senior editor Patrick McCombe is back at the 2020 FHB House remodel to learn about the wall-insulation details and see how to install triple-pane European windows.”
“Redesigning a Cramped Attic Space: Learn how the build team at the 2020 Fine Homebuilding House is taking a chopped up old attic and transforming it into a spacious entertainment room.”
Chimney Details and Stone Veneer Siding: The team at the 2020 FHB House discusses why they saved an old stone chimney, and walks us through the details needed to add masonry veneer to a superinsulated house.
“Detailing the Wall-to-Roof Transitions: Watch how the 2020 FHB House team creates a tighter building envelope by installing roof overhangs after the WRB.”
Book mark this page and come back for links to new articles the series as they are published.